Capacity Building

NREN Network Engineers Training 2022: BGP Zero to Hero

From 21st to 25th March 2022, UbuntuNet Alliance organized a workshop for NREN engineers titled “BGP Zero to Hero.” Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is the routing protocol that enables the exchange of routing information between autonomous systems. The workshop targeted technical personnel from the Alliance member NRENs. It comprised of theoretical and practical sessions on …

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UbuntuNetTV

As the Regional Research and Education Network of Eastern and Southern Africa, we have launched a YouTube channel dubbed UbuntuNetTV, to provide video content of our activities to our community and stakeholders. UbuntuNet Allaince is leading the charge to a vibrant and sustainable community of NRENs within its region. Throughout the year, we hold various …

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UbuntuNet Alliance holds second NREN cloud webinar

At least 20 systems engineers from Eastern and Southern Africa participated in the latest NREN Cloud Webinar hosted by UbuntuNet Alliance in partnership with the Research and Education Network of Uganda, RENU. The webinar on Building an OpenStack Cloud using Ansible was held on Tuesday, 29th September 2020. It was the second in the series …

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NREN Cloud set up webinars for network engineers kick-off

In a drive to help National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) own cloud service infrastructure, UbuntuNet Alliance has launched a series of webinars aimed at drilling NREN network and systems engineers on how their can set up and operate their own cloud systems. The webinar series kicked off in August 2020 with the first seminar …

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UbuntuNet Alliance, Internet Society to train NREN engineers online

UbuntuNet Alliance has, in partnership with the Internet Society (ISOC), organized a three-week Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) online training workshop for network engineers from the UbuntuNet Alliance membership region. The workshop, to be facilitated experts from ISOC, will be held through daily one-hour sessions starting from 13th – 31st July 2020. The …

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Instructional Design in E-Learning webinar excites participants

There has been overwhelming response and feedback from participants that attended the Instructional Design in E-Learning webinar aimed at drilling university and college lecturers and instructors on how to design effective online lessons. The webinar, organized by UbuntuNet Alliance in partnership with Makerere University, was held Wednesday, 27 May 2020 and facilitated by e-learning specialist …

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Optimising Moodle for Remote Teaching and Learning Webinar

In this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, where at least 1.3 billion students and learners across the planet are affected by closure of schools and universities, academic institutions are frantically exploring different platforms for online teaching and learning. To assist institutions choose and adopt standard and efficient platforms and tools, UbuntuNet Alliance is running a …

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Register for the UbuntuNet Alliance, SomaliREN BigBlueButton Webinar

The recent outbreak of  the COVID-19 pandemic has forced governments around the globe to put in place different measures to curb the spread of the pandemic. One of these measures is the closure of teaching and learning institutions including universities. This has inadvertently halted teaching and learning in universities thereby posing a threat of disruption …

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MAREN trains public university engineers

Students and staff from public universities and colleges across Malawi should soon start enjoying improved Internet services in their campuses following a training session for network engineers from seven public institutions organised by the Malawi Research and Education Network, (MAREN) MAREN has organised the training session, which runs from 2nd to 13th December 2019 through …

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KENET, MoRENet, RENU and TERNET in Workshop on LPWAN Solutions for the Internet of Things, 17-21 February 2020, Makerere University, Uganda

Four NREN Members of UbuntuNet Alliance namely; Kenya Education Network (KENET), Mozambique Research and Education Network (MoRENet), Tanzania Education and Research Network (TERNET) and Research and Education Network of Uganda (RENU) are part of the stakeholders of the Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) Solutions for the Internet of Things Workshop which will be held …

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